Welcome to the Dominican Sisters of Amityville

We Dominican women religious, called to be signs of joy and hope, commit ourselves to incarnating the Gospel, deepening our life of prayer, searching for truth, discerning the needs of the Church, and ministering to the people of God.

Mission

We offer the world our commitment to preaching the gospel, passing on the charism, and proclaiming the dignity and interconnectedness of life.

History

In 1853, four Sisters from Holy Cross monastery in Regensburg, Germany set sail for the United States to teach immigrant German children.

Join Us

Religious Formation is a time to measure your dreams and desire to serve God; to see yourself as part of the Dominican Life in prayer, community, study and mission.

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Ministries

The Sisters of St. Dominic cast a wide net seeking creative solutions to the complex and often controversial issues of our times.

Preaching

Sisters of St. Dominic preach the word of Christ every day. This is the Veritas or the Truth of Dominican [...]

Education

Leaders in education, the Sisters combine intellectual rigor with a commitment to moral and spiritual dev [...]

Care of Creation

The Sisters care for the earth by making decisions in light of God’s love for all of creation.

Spiritual Life

The spiritual life of the Sisters of St. Dominic can be defined with three phrases: To Praise; To Bless; [...]

Advocacy

Our Catholic faith demands a commitment to justice and confronting structures that perpetuate injustice. [...]

We Dominican women religious, called to be signs of joy and hope, commit ourselves to incarnating the Gospel, deepening our life of prayer, searching for truth, discerning the needs of the Church and ministering to the people of God.

From the Vision Statement

Dominicans in Action

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News & Events

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Autumn Evening Benefit

Tuesday, October 28, 2014